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BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023

BSF Head Constable RO RM Recruitment 2023

The defence department of India has invited online applications of BSF Head Constable RO RM Recruitment 2023 for Radio Operator, and Radio Mechanic (Non-Gazetted) for eligible Indian citizens (Male & Female). The official department has invited the post for filling the vacancies for the Non-Gazetted & Non-Ministerial posts of Head Constable (Radio Operator) and Head Constable (Radio Mechanic) in Group ‘C’ on a temporary basis. However, the official authority will make this post permanent in Border Security Force after some time (Common Set-up). The positions are all-India in nature, and the BSF will post the selected candidates anywhere in India or abroad. Following the appointment, the candidates will be subject to the BSF Act and Rules. Candidates can only apply for the position by applying.

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BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023 Notification

Border Security Force (BSF) has released the recruitment notification for Head Constable (Radio Mechanic) and Head Constable (Radio Operator) for a total of 247 vacancies. The BSF Head Constable 2023 application form will  start from 22nd April to 12 May 2023. Read the full article to know the exam pattern, syllabus, selection process, best book for BSF Head constable 2023. Given below are the BSF Head Constable RO & RM Official Notification PDF, click on the download button.

BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023 Overview

The BSF will conduct this drive to recruit Head Constable (RO & RM). Mentioned below is the table containing the complete overview of the BSF 2023 recruitment exam:

Name of organisationBorder Security Force (BSF)
PostHead Constable (Radio Operator and Radio Mechanic)
Selection ProcessWritten Exam, PST/PET/Documentation, Medical 
Application Forms Start Date22nd April 2023
Last Date to Apply12th May 2023
Written Examination Dates29 August 2023
Exam ModeOffline (Pen and Paper Mode)
Final Result Datesto be notified
Official WebsiteBSF

BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023 Application fee

The BSF charges a very small amount from its applicants. In the table, you can find the detailed fee structure:

CategoryBSF Application Fees
General/OBC/EWS (Males)₹ 100/-
SC/ST/Female/ ESM/ BSF EmployeeNA

BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023 Important Dates

The concerning body has released the BSF Head Constable RO RM Recruitment 2023 notification recently. The important dates for BSF RO RM are given in the table below:

Online application start22nd April 2023
Last date to apply online12th May 2023
Admit Card Release Date22nd August 2023
Written Exam29th August 2023
Result Dateto be notified

BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023 Vacancy

The recruitment board has released 247 vacancies for the posts of RO and RM combined. Check the category-wise and post-wise vacancies below:

BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023 Vacancies

Post NameBSF Vacancy 2023
Head Constable (Radio Operator)217
Head Constable (Radio Mechanic)30

BSF Head Constable RO RM 2022 Vacancies

Post NameBSF Vacancy 2022
Head Constable (Radio Operator)982 (UR-321, EWS-420, SC-131, ST-110)
Head Constable (Radio Mechanic)330 (UR-43, EWS-61, OBC-100, SC-77, ST-49)

BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023 Eligibility

The BSF head constable RO and RM eligibility criteria consist of age limit, educational eligibility, and physical standards are given below:

BSF Head Constable 2023 Age Limit

  • Age Limit for General Category Candidates ➤ Minimum – 18 Years & Maximum – 25 Years
  • Age Limit for OBC Category Candidates ➤ Minimum – 18 Years & Maximum – 28 Years
  • Age Limit for SC & ST Category Candidates ➤ Minimum – 18 Years & Maximum – 30 Years

Category-wise age relaxation is below:

CategoryAge Relaxation
Ex-Serviceman (UR)(after deduction of the Military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning.)3 Years
Ex-Serviceman(OBC)(after deduction of the Military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning.)6 Years
Ex-Serviceman (SC/ST)(after deduction of the Military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning.)8 Years
BSF Serving ConstableGeneral- 40
OBC- 43
SC/ST- 45
Serving BSF Constable(General)40 Years.
Serving BSF Constable(SC/ST)45 Years.
Serving BSF Constable(OBC)43 Years.
Central Govt Employees(OBC)8 Years.
Central Govt. Employees(SC/ST)10 Years.

BSF Head Constable 2023 Educational Qualification

Radio Operator Educational Qualification

  • Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized Board and two years Industrial Training Institute (ITI) Certificate in Radio and Television or, Electronics or, Computer Operator & Programming Assistant or, Data Preparation & Computer Software or, General Electronics or, Data Entry Operator from a recognized Institute. OR
  • Pass in Intermediate or 12th standard or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics from a recognized Board University, or Institution as a regular student with aggregate 60% marks in PCM subjects.

Radio Mechanic Education Qualification

  • Operator & Programming Assistant or, Data Preparation & Computer Software or, Electrician or, Fitter or, Info Technology & Electronics System maintenance or, Common Equipment Maintenance or, Computer Hardware or, Network Technician or, Mechatronics or, Data Entry Operator from a recognized Institute OR
  • Pass in Intermediate or 12th standard or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics from a recognized Board University or Institution as a regular student with aggregate 60% marks in PCM subjects.

BSF RO RM 2023 Physical Standards

CategoryFor Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
Height168 Cms157 Cms
WeightProportionate to Height and AgeProportionate to Height and Age
Chest80 Cm (85 Cm after expansion)Not applicable

BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023 Selection Process

The officials will conduct the BSF Head Constable exam in three phases. So, let’s check out these phases below:

  • Phase 1 – Written Test (OMR Based)
  • Phase 2 – PST, PET & Documentation
  • Phase 3 – Medical Examination

BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023 Exam Pattern

The BSF RO RM phase 1 Exam pattern consists of four subjects namely Physics , Maths, Chemistry and English & GK, given below are the details:

  • The exam conducting organization will deduct 0.25 marks at every wrong answer and will grant 2 marks at every multiple-choice question of 2 marks.
  • There will be 100 questions of 2 marks each.
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks: General/OBC/EWS – 38 %, SC/ST 33%
SectionSubjectsTotal QuestionsTotal MarksRemarks
Part IPhysics408010+2/lntermediate of CBSE/
State Boards of Education.
Part IIChemistry2040
Part IIIMathematics2040
Part IVEnglish & GK2040Current affairs, History,
Geography and General Science

BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023 PET/ PST Exam

Shortlisted candidates who have successfully qualified in the OMR-based written test shall be permitted to appear in the next phase i.e. PST/PET and Documentation (Dictation test & Paragraph reading test for HC/RO candidates only). Please check the details related to it from the table:

PET/ PST for Male Candidates

reliminary Screening TestHeight –168 cms
Chest –80 cms (85cms after expansion)
Weight –Proportionate to Height and Age
Physical Efficiency Testi) 1.6 Km race –6.5 mins
ii) Long Jump –11 feet in three chances
iii) High Jump –3.5 feet in three chances

PET/ PST for Female Candidates

Preliminary Screening TestHeight –157 cms
Chest –Not applicable
Weight –Proportionate to Height and Age
Physical Efficiency Testi) 800 m race –4 mins
ii) Long Jump –9 feet in three chances
iii) High Jump –3 feet in three chances

BSF Head Constable RO 2023 Dictation Test

The board will conduct dictation test only for the Head constable RO, the pattern of the dictation test is given below:

  • Qualifying marks for the Dictation test will be 38% for GenerallOBC/EWS and 33% for SC/ST candidates.

Both the above OMR-based test and the Dictation test (for HC/RO candidates only) will be mandatory and the Final Merit will be prepared on the marks obtained in these tests.

  • a) 0.5 Marks will be deducted for each omission/mistake of a single letter.
  • b) 01 Mark will be deducted for each word mistake/omission.

Dictation Test (For Head Constable RO Candidates Only)

Dictation Test (in English writing) of a minimum of 100 words50 Marks
Paragraph Reading (To test proficiency in pronunciation and reading of the candidate)Qualifying in nature

BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023 Medical Test

The phase 3 exam is a detailed medical examination of the candidates, all the male and female candidates qualified in the first and second phases will go under detailed medical examination. The validity of the medical examination will be one year.

How to apply for BSF RO RM Recruitment 2023?

Candidates have to follow some simple steps to apply online for the BSF RO RM exam 2023, the steps are mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website https://rectt.bsf.gov.in/
  • Scroll down and click on ‘ Current Recruitment Openings ‘.
  • Click on the ‘ Apply Online ‘post of your choice.
  • Fill in the required details and click ‘ Submit ‘.
  • Pay the exam fee after submitting it.
  • Download the application form for future reference.

BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023 Syllabus

The BSF written test consists of four subjects whose syllabus is given in the table below:

SubjectBSF Head Constable Syllabus
PhysicsRelativityAtomicQuantum Theory and its ApplicationsElectromagnetic TheoryElectronicsMolecular PhysicsCondensed Matter PhysicsThermodynamicsStatistical MechanicsNuclear and Particle PhysicsMathematical MethodsClassical MechanicsExperimental Physics
ChemistryChemical ThermodynamicsClassification of ElementsGeneral Organic ChemistryCarboxylic AcidsBiomoleculesHydrocarbonsAlcoholsHaloalkanesAldehydesPhenolsKetonesMolecular StructureChemical BondingGeneral ChemistryStructure of AtomElectrochemistryPeriodicitySolid StateSolutionsRedox ReactionsChemical KineticsStates of MatterEquilibriumSurface ChemistryProcesses of Isolation of ElementsCoordination CompoundsP, D, F Block ElementsHydrogenD Block ElementsAlkali and Alkaline earth metals (S Block)HaloarenesEthersEnvironmental ChemistryAminesChemistry in Everyday Life
MathematicsTrigonometryCartesian System of Rectangular CoordinatesStatisticsComplex NumbersQuadratic EquationsDifferentiationIntroduction to Three-Dimensional GeometryStraight LinesApplications of DerivativesIndefinite Integrals Binomial TheoremMatricesDeterminantsDefinite IntegralsExponential and Logarithmic SeriesSets and Set TheoryProbability FunctionCirclesRelations and FunctionsLogarithmsSequences
and SeriesConic SectionsPermutations and CombinationsVectorsLimits and Continuity
EnglishActive and Passive VoiceCompletionSpelling TestError Correction (Underlined Part)TransformationPassage CompletionSpotting ErrorsSubstitutesPara CompletionJoining SentencesIdioms and PhrasesSentence ImprovementSynonymsSentence ArrangementSubstitutionSentenceError Correction (Phrase in Bold)PrepositionsAntonymsFill in the blanks
General KnowledgeAwards and Authors Flower, Defense, Culture, Religion, Languages, Capitals, Dance, Currencies, Bird, Animal, Mountains, Ports, Winners, Terms and Common, Names, Full forms, Soil and Rivers, Religion and Dance, Heritage and Arts, Diseases and Nutrition, Wars and Neighbors, Inland Harbours, Number of Players, Abbreviations, Discoveries, Current Affairs, History, Important National Facts, Heritage and Art, Monuments, Personalities, Freedom, Movement, Championships

BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023 Salary

The Indian government provides good salaries to BSF RO & RM. The BSF RO RM salary is Rs. 25500 to Rs. 81100.

Post NamePay Scale
Head Constable (RO & RM)Level-4 in the Pay Matrix (₹ 25500-81100 )

BSF Head Constable RO RM 2023 Admit Card

 The BSF Head Constable Admit Card 2023 is now available to download through the official website at bsf.nic.in. The Border Security Force (BSF) has released the BSF 2023 Admit Card for the Post of Head Constable. Check out the most recent BSF Admit Card 2023 updates and detailed information here. Events that will take place in the near future, as well as significant official notifications, will be published here immediately.

BSF Head Constable Recruitment 2023 Answer Keys

Answer keys provide a set of correct answers to the questions asked in an exam, allowing candidates to compare their responses with the official answers. The organizing body releases the answer keys within few days after the commencement of the exam. Candidates can raise objections against the wrong answer. The commission will release the answer key on the official website.

BSF Head Constable Recruitment 2023 Result

The BSF Head Constable Radio Mechanic and Radio Operator result 2023 will be released after successfully conducting the exam. The written exam results for the post of Head Constable for Radio Operator & Radio Mechanic 2022 have been released by the Border Security Force (BSF) on its official website, rectt.bsf.gov.in. Candidates who took the OMR-based exam on November 20, 2022, can get the BSF Head Constable (RO & RM) Merit List PDF from this article, which includes the take Numbers of Qualified Candidates.

BSF Head Constable Recruitment Previous Year Paper

The BSF Head Constable Previous Year Papers will be very helpful for the candidates who are applying for this recruitment exam. The Previous Year Papers play an important role in the preparation of any exam. The BSF HC RO RM 2022 Papers are given below:

Question PaperLinks
BSF HC RO RM 2022 Paper Shift 1Click Here
BSF HC RO RM 2022 Paper Shift 2Click Here
Apply Online (from 22-04-2023)Click Here
Official WebsiteClick Here
Mock Test LinkClick Here

BSF Head Constable Recruitment 2023 Book

Best Book of Practice Sets for BSF Head Constable (RO/RM)

This practice sets book provide a wide range of exercises and questions that helps you to develop the specific skills and knowledge required for the exam. These exercises cover different topics and question formats, enabling candidates to become more proficient.

BSF Head Constable | FAQs:

Q1. What is RO in BSF?

Ans. The full form of RO is Radio Operator in BSF. Radio Operator (RO) is a prestigious post under the BSF Head Constable, the vacancies of which are released almost every year.

Q2. What is the salary of a BSF radio operator?

Ans. For experience ranging from 7 to 22 years, the average Border Security Force Radio Operator salary in India is 6.9 Lakhs. The salary range for a Radio Operator at Border Security Force India is between 5.0 Lakhs and 8.0 Lakhs.

Q3. What do radio operators do in BSF?

Ans. Your primary responsibility as a radio operator will be to transmit and receive communications while using radiotelegraph equipment. You must also be capable of operating and maintaining communications and electronic testing equipment.

Q4. What is the exam date of the BSF head constable 2023?

Ans. The exam date for BSF Head Constable RO RM is yet to be notified.

Q5. What is the eligibility for a BSF head constable?

Ans. The eligibility is different for both RO and RM posts, the detailed educational eligibility is given in the blog.